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Disaster Management and Recovery

Frequently called upon to manage disaster operations both before and after they strike, Mar crafted Oplan LISTO, the deliberate, programmatic, and sustained disaster preparedness and management plan. This mechanism – a critical preparations checklist – was formulated by the DILG for LGUs in response to natural calamities. In July 2015, this DILG plan was institutionalized by the country’s national disaster council – the NDRRMC (National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council).

In the Eye of the Storm

  I’m posting the story to commemorate typhoon Yolanda, which struck Nov. 8 two years ago, and to belie allegations that Mar Roxas and the government were slow to respond to the tragedy. I’m doing so also at the promptings… Continue Reading →

Roxas Proud of Heroic Pangasinense Trike Drivers

Daang Matuwid standard-bearer Mar Roxas expressed his gratitude to Pangasinan’s tricycle drivers who took their oaths as members of Tricycle Operators and Drivers Association (TODA) Rescue in CSI Stadia, Dagupan, Pangasinan on Tuesday (November 3). According to Pangasinan 4th Dist…. Continue Reading →

Yolanda Volunteer: Mar Works Even Without Publicity

  ​“Ako si Malou L. Olanga, mula sa Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage Parish sa Tondo. Sinusuportahan ko si Mar bilang Pangulo kasi, eventually, magkasama kami ni Mar sa Yolanda. Ako ay isang Caritas Volunteer. So bilang Caritas… Continue Reading →

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